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Russia advancing in Bakhmut, Avdiyivka areas - General Staff

The enemy launched 2 missile and 7 air strikes and made over 70 attacks from multiple rocket launchers.

Russia advancing in Bakhmut, Avdiyivka areas - General Staff
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The 328th day of the Russian large-scale invasion has begun. Over the past day, the enemy carried out 2 missile and 7 air strikes and fired more than 70 attacks from multiple rocket launchers that caused casualties among the civilian population, said the spokesman of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Andriy Kovalyov.

The threat of further Russian air and missile strikes remains high across Ukraine.

The adversary does not abandon plans to seize Donetsk Region of Ukraine and continues offensive operations in Bakhmut and Avdiyivka areas.

Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian Defence Forces repelled attacks in the vicinities of more than 20 settlements, including Bilohorivka (Luhansk Region); Verkhnokamyanske, Spirne, Krasnopolivka, Sil, Soledar, Bilohorivka, Bakhmut, Pivnichne, Kamyanka, Vodyane, Nevelske, Maryinka, and Pobeda (Donetsk Region).

Kupyansk, Lyman and Novopavlivka areas: the enemy attempted to improve the tactical situation; Zaporizhzhya and Kherson area – Russian forces stay on the defensive.

Volyn, Polissya, Siversk and Slobozhansk areas: no significant changes, no signs of the establishment of offensive grouping reported. The vicinities of more than 15 settlements, including Krasne, Neskuchne, Vesele, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Nesterne, Zemlyanky, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, and Kamyanka (Kharkiv Region), were subjects to tank, mortar and artillery shelling.

Kupyansk and Lyman areas: the enemy shelled the vicinities of more than 15 settlements, including Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Vyshneve (Kharkiv Region); as well as Novoselivske, Andriyivka, Makiyivka, Kreminna, Dibrova, Terny, and Yampolivka (Luhansk Region).

Bakhmut area: more than 15 settlements, including Vyimka, Bilohorivka, Soledar, Krasna Hora, Paraskoviyivka, Bakhmut, Klishchiyivka, Kurdyumivka, New York, and Vesele (Donetsk Region), suffered Russian shelling.

Avdiyivka area: Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Heorhiyivka, Maryinka and Novomykhaylivka (Donetsk Region) came under enemy fire.

Novopavlivka area: Vuhledar, Mykilski Dachy, and Veyika Novosilka (Donetsk Region) suffered enemy attacks.

Zaporizhzhya area: more than 15 settlements were affected by artillery fire, in particular, Vremivka, Novopil (Donetsk Region); Poltavka, Malynivka, Hulyaypole, Mala Tokmachka, Novoandriyivka, Stepove, Kamyanske, and Plavni (Zaporizhzhya Region).

Kherson area: the occupiers do not stop terrorizing the civilian population. In particular, Sablukivka, Kachkarivka, Olhivka, Tyahynka, Ingulets and Kherson were hit by mortar and artillery fire.

In the temporarily occupied territories, in the settlements of Zavodivka, Hornostayivka, and Cairo of Kherson Region, the occupiers stopped broadcasting all Ukrainian TV channels; only Russian TV is available nowadays.

Ukrainian missile and artillery troops attacked 1 command post, 11 concentrations of Russian troops, 1 fuel and lubricants storage, and 1 enemy ammunition depot during the day.

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